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  • July 06, 2022, 09:58:24 AM

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Author Topic: 84 Eagle, 231 Swap, what to do about front axle vacuum actuator?  (Read 161 times)

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Online CaliEagle97

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So, I have found an NP231 case from a TJ, and I already plan on doing a rebuild & SYE for the rear output. My question is, has anyone found a way to change the front axle vacuum lock to work without vacuum? I was thinking either electronic lock or adjusting the stock dash vacuum switch to work for just the axle, but maybe someone has a better idea on what I should do.

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Re: 84 Eagle, 231 Swap, what to do about front axle vacuum actuator?
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2022, 03:25:04 PM »
The existing vacuum switch and actuator can be used with a bit of plumbing rerouting and deletion. I don't have a diagram for it but you are basically removing all the lines to the transfer case so the switch only moves the front actuator in or out.

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Re: 84 Eagle, 231 Swap, what to do about front axle vacuum actuator?
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2022, 12:56:48 PM »
lock the front axle and redo the vacuum lines can make into shift on the fly rather than stop and shift.
 http://amceaglesden.com/guide/Front_Axle_Lock
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